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Today we begin to share the story of your complaints

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Every day, we hear directly from the American public about your experiences in the consumer financial marketplace. We hear from consumers in their own words about the pain of having a home in foreclosure, the frustration of trying to correct an inaccurate credit report, or their helplessness in dealing with an abusive debt collector. Today, […]

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We’ve heard more than 300,000 complaints. Should we hear from you?

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We first began accepting complaints in July 2011 and as of this week – less than 3 years later – we’ve handled more than 300,000 complaints. That means when hundreds of thousands of people had a problem with a financial product or service, they came to us, and we worked to get them a response. […]

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Dig in: Releasing credit report and money transfer complaint data

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We promised more expansions and improvements to the Consumer Complaint Database and, just in time for the National Day of Civic Hacking, we’re delivering on that promise. Today we’re adding: Complaints about credit reports Complaints about money transfers More specificity about certain issues by adding sub-issues. For example, you’ll see more detail about the specific […]

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Now accepting money transfer complaints

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It’s pretty incredible that you can quickly send money to almost anywhere in the country or abroad. Many people do so on a daily basis and starting today you can submit a money transfer complaint if you have an issue such as: Money was not available when promised Wrong amount charged or received (Transfer amounts, […]

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